When we were in Napa a few weeks ago, there was one question I asked at every single winery. It wasn't about the grapes or the wine-making process or the vineyard. Instead, I wanted to know each person's story. I'm a bit
My daydreams of what life is like living in wine country were brought down to reality when I further questioned one particularly beautiful girl, who looked more California beach babe than winery employee. I asked if she drank wine daily, to which she laughed and said no. My dad followed up with a question (now I know where I get it from!), wondering what she drinks when she isn't drinking wine. Her answer? Kale smoothies! Well shucks, I've been putting spinach in my smoothies! If I substitute for kale will my legs be that tanned and thin? My hair that long and shiny? If only...
Still, I could relate to her approach to balance. Fine food and wine is normal and expected, but so are healthy greens and an active lifestyle. It's how I strive to live--dessert every day, but more vegetables than dessert. Wine or cocktails, but not every night. Lazy nights on the couch, but after I break a sweat.
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